Visualizing a control strategy for estimating electricity consumption

Ozoh, Patrcik and Shapiee, Abd Rahman and Jane, Labadin and Mark, Apperley (2014) Visualizing a control strategy for estimating electricity consumption. In: Proceedings of the AVI 2014 Workshop on Fostering Smart Energy Applications through Advanced Visual Interfaces., 14, May 27 2014, Como, Italy.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the potential of applying different control measures on low power and high power appliances with the goal of evolving efficiency in electricity consumption. The research involves carrying out simulations on their power consumption readings to set up a control system. The study discovers savings on all appliances under study to be 12.8% Kw, not minding occupancy rate of the building. Air-conditioners have the greatest impact of a 6% Kw contribution on savings. This would lead to a substantial contribution when converted to pricing rates. The results from the study indicate that control measures should be extended to peak periods and power saving measures extended to more appliances.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Control measures, efficiency, simulation, occupancy rate, savings, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2015 01:26
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2015 01:26
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/8476

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